DRH - PHARMACY TECH I (1ST SHIFT, 7:00 AM-3:30 PM)
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 153248
Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Schedule: 1st shift, 7:00 am-3:30 pm; every other weekend; mandatory 3 week on call; rotating shifts as needed.
General Description of the Job Class
Perform under supervision a variety of technical duties related to the preparing and dispensing of drugs according to standard procedure.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Prepare intravenous admixtures or other sterile products (including chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition).
Fill physician orders/prescriptions, medication carts, or stock requisitions.
Deliver medications and supplies to patient care and ancillary areas.
Answer telephones and directs calls to appropriate personnel.
Enter charges and credits for patient medications.
Enter medication orders/prescriptions into the pharmacy computer system.
Provide technical support for automated equipment (Pyxis Robotics).
Maintain logs, records and other required documentation. File documentation in the appropriate location.
Complete and document all assigned medication storage area inspections at least monthly. Identify and replace outdated and unusable drugs. Monitor assigned quality improvement indicators of individual or departmental performance. Stock medications and supplies; package medications as required for dispensing.
Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
High school diploma or equivalent and completion of a certified pharmacy technician training program.
Acceptance into pharmacy school.
High school diploma or equivalent and one year of pharmacy or health care related experience.
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Must be eligible for registry with the NC Board of Pharmacy
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of drug names, basic math, medical terminology, basic computer skills.
Ability to compound medications and admix intravenous products including antineoplastic drugs under the supervision of a pharmacist.
Ability to work rotating shifts.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
Job Code: 00004120 PHARMACY TECH I Job Level: C1
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